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My Just Desserts

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31 E Broadway, Alton, IL 62002-6203
+1 618-462-5881
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11:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 16:00
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Edwardsville, Illinois, United States
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Gracious service of delicious food. Mostly lunch items.The setting is a blast to the past. Original shop overlooking Mississippi River. If the walls could talk. I'll bet Abe ate here while he was in town.

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Thank Yvonne M
Alton, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good desserts. Quaint atmosphere. Service is prompt and employees are attentive and very cordial. Prices a bit high...but probably worth it. All in all a great place to take family or guests.

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Thank Shawn A
St. Louis, Metro, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When eating at My Just Desserts, you might want to order pie at the time you order your lunch. It's happened to me (more than once) that what I hoped for was erased from the chalkboard before I had the chance to order. No matter what you order, it will be delicious, fresh and homemade. What a nice departure from... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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163 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife & I have visited My Just Desserts in Alton a few times over the last several years. We typically pop in for dessert when we're passing through town, but sometimes include lunch. All of their menu items are freshly made & tasty, but the desserts are the main reason we stop in. Laura was our server today, and... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had to stop in for some pie! We are so glad we did! This a great place for visiting and eating. The pie was delicious and not over priced. The staff was friendly and service was fast. We plan to go back, the next time we are in Alton, IL!

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Thank bdschmitt1
Chicago, Illinois
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2,445 reviews
1,353 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,556 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

I originally became acquainted with My Just Desserts when I was driving through Alton, Illinois, while doing research for my first book. It was all quite by accident. I was looking for a quick snack and found myself buying a home-made coconut cream pie for a late-night snack. My second trip to Ann Badasch's pie factory was intentional. No accident... More 

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Thank Taylor B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This was such a cute place with very good food and excellent service. The atmosphere was very warm and friendly. The chicken salad is a deliciously unique recipe with green olives. We also had a very nice chicken and pear salad (romaine lettuce) with a very good poppy seed dressing.

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Thank Kecia B
Estero, Florida
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent pies. Oh my goodness excellent. Try the cherry. Nice. Soups n sandwiches. Nice view of the Mississippi River.

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St. Louis
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

As a local, this is a restaurant that I love to go to. The sandwiches are great, the desserts are really special. Try to get a table in the back for a great river view.

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Thank dotrip
Jacksonville, Illinois
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We took a road trip on great river road today and had to bring home some dessert from here. We love Tollhouse Brownies and Mrs. Ledbetters pie. I got one blueberry muffin and wish we had bought a dozen for Sunday brunch tomorrow

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
American, Soups, Cafe
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Monday
11:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 16:00
Thursday
11:00 - 16:00
Friday
11:00 - 16:00
Saturday
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 E Broadway, Alton, IL 62002-6203
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: +1 618-462-5881
Description
STOP IN AND HAVE LUNCH IN AN ANTIQUE ATMOSPHERE. OUR BUILDING, THE RYDER BUILDING, IS A DESIGNATED LINCOLN SITE LOCATED ON THE LINCOLN LEGACY TRAIL. OUR MENU CHANGES DAILY BASED UPON WHAT THE KITCHEN IS CRAVING AT THAT PARTICULAR MOMENT SO YOU'LL NEVER HAVE THE SAME THING TWO DAYS IN A ROW AROUND OUR PLACE. WE'RE LOCATED IN HISTORIC DOWNTOWN ALTON, ILLINOIS, JUST A FEW BLOCKS FROM THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?